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Hamilton. It's Happening Here!

Hamilton’s track record

Hamilton has a rich tradition in sport, and a reputation for supporting amateur and professional athletes. The city is home to North America’s oldest road race – the Around the Bay Road Race, as well as the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and the OHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs.

We founded the Commonwealth Games in 1930 and co-host the annual CANUSA Games with one of our sister cities, Flint, Michigan. Over the past two decades, Hamilton has proven itself as a great host city for provincial, national and international sporting events including:

  • 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Co-Host City
  • 2014, 2003 Allan Cup Senior Hockey Championship
  • 2012, 2006, 2003 Canadian Open Golf Championship
  • 2012 CIS Women’s Volleyball Championship
  • 2012, 2011, 2010 National Slo-Pitch Association Canada Men’s & Women’s World Series
  • 2011 40th Anniversary Silver Fox Basketball Invitational Tournament
  • 2011 Indoor Games
  • 2011 Annual Heritage Day Soccer Tournament
  • 2011 Mobility Cup
  • 2010 Canadian Little League Championship
  • 2010, 2009 OFSAA Girls AAA Basketball
  • 2010 OFSAA Girls & Boys Soccer
  • 2010, 2003, 2002 CIS Women’s Basketball Championship
  • 2009 Ontario 5 Pin Bowlers – National Championship
  • 2009 RCGA Canadian University/College Golf Championship
  • 2009 Canadian Gymnastics Championship
  • 2009 OFSAA AAA/AAAA Boys Rugby Championship
  • 2009 OFSAA AA Boys Soccer Championship
  • 2008, 2005, 2004 Desjardins Vanier Cup
  • 2008 OFSAA Track & Field
  • 2007, 1991 Tim Hortons Brier
  • 2007, 2006 CIS Men’s Volleyball National Championship
  • 2007 28th World Baton Twirling Championship
  • 2007 Canadian Yachting Association, Youth Sailing Championship
  • 2006 Actifest Ontario Senior Summer Games
  • 2006 Canadian National Synchronized Figure Skating Championship
  • 2004 BDO Curling Classic
  • 2004 Rugby Canada National Festival
  • 2004 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championship
  • 2003 Road World Cycling Championship
  • 2002 World Sailing Championship
  • 2002, 1998, 1993 Canadian Figure Skating Championship
  • 2000, 1994 International Children’s Games
  • 2000 North American University Hockey Championship
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